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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
portableparty (1955) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUN 21, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Pours a hazy pale golden amber color with a large foamy white head that settles to a thin film and lacing. Aroma has bread, biscuit some farmhouse and lemon zest and yeast. Taste has a bitter salty lemon flavor with some bread and biscuit some yeast a little pepper and and hidden funk. Palate is thin fizzy and finishes dry. Nice light Saison without the booze that some American Saisons have. 8 bucks a 6 pack is nice too!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
poisoneddwarf (1760) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - MAR 22, 2013
12 oz bottle from a six pack bought at Super 1 in Rathdrum, ID. Pours hazy golden with a collapsing white head. Aroma is pretty bland for a saison. I smell grain, faint banana, faint pepper, faint lemon; almost as boring-smelling as an American golden/blonde ale. Taste is pretty hoppy bitter for your average saison...who are we kidding here? This doesnít taste anything like any saison Iíve ever had. It tastes more like an American pale ale with faint--and when I say faint, I mean extremely faint--Belgian characteristics. Finishes with a light tang. Mouthfeel is foamy, texture watery, body medium to thin. Average pale ale; substandard saison.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Errl (1732) - Plano, Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2013
bottle thanks to mora2000..Pour is light yellow with a big thick head..Nose is spice, yeast, banana, lemon pledge..Taste is spices, yeast, light, bread, very bland..

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDurden24 (1621) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Straw colored, white head. It seems to be missing something, donít think this bottle is anywhere near new. Some minor herbs and grass, but far from a saison.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brenn79 (1580) - Idaho, USA - APR 7, 2013
12 oz. bottle- Pours hazy light golden with a one finger head. Aroma is floral, light spices, yeasty. The taste is mild funk, creamy, yeasty, strong banana flavors, not very complex, but pretty good actually, I could drink more than one of these. The body is medium, carbonation is medium high, creamy mouthfeel. Overall I liked it, a working mans saison, which is what the style was originally, before it became a higher end beer, but this is very basic, and tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (1559) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Pours a hazy copper color with a thick head that fades very slowly to plenty of lacing. Aroma of citrus, fruit, spice and what seems to be banana. Taste of citrus, fruit some banana, spices and some bread. Mild bitterness blended with tart. Fairly dry finish. Medium body with ample carbonation. Decent beer for the style.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beerenberger (1538) - Fischer, Texas, USA - APR 6, 2013
Aroma of spice (cloves) and citrus fruit with hints of barnyard/earthy funk. A clear golden yellow our with a moderately dissipating white head and minimal lacing. The taste is surprise. I get moderate malts and gram crackers with a slight touch of fruit and spice in the middle and a dry grainy finish. Medium-light body with crisp carbonation. Slightly watery. Overall, while a drinkable beer, it is not, sadly, very representative of the Saison style

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
seymour (1473) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Tasted from a 12oz brown bottle into a schooner glass. It poured a light hazy golden amber colour with deep, deep everlasting white foam and loads of Belgian lace. Some true to style Saison and/or Belgian Singel traits, though weaker and less complex overall than classic examples. Slightly grainy, spicy, fruity, citrusy, earthy, tart, yeasty, with some honey graham cracker notes, with a very dry finish. Nice noble hops aromas, but the flavour/bitterness was a bit harsh. A little mushy and bland comparatively, but still vastly better than most mass-produced lagers and golden ales. I would gladly drink this again and again, especially as an old-timey summer refresher. Good, not great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Cloudy golden yellow pour with a frothy white head. Aroma is spices, light fruit, lemon, and yeast. Taste is slight lemon, yeast, some spices. Tasty beer. Great lacing. A good beer for a 100 degree day.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
angrypirate06 (1387) - Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Bottle from Mora aka the Billdozer. Cloudy golden pour. Nose is phenolic, banana. Flavor is phenolic, banana, clove, bitter finish. Nice and dry.


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